The John Marshall Law School Presents “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Implementation of the Great Lakes Compact”

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How the Great Lakes states and Canada are conserving water and planning for future needs is the topic for the Braun Lecture on March 28, 2012 at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago. A distinguished panel will outline major water use issues being addressed by various government and not-for-profit organizations.

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The free program, on March 28, at 8:30 a.m. at the law school, features keynote speaker Sara Rollet Gosman.

How the Great Lakes states and Canada are conserving water and planning for future needs is the topic for the Braun Lecture on March 28, 2012 at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago. A distinguished panel will outline major water use issues being addressed by various government and not-for-profit organizations.

“The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Implementation of the Great Lakes Compact” is the topic for the Belle R. and Joseph H. Braun Memorial Lecture hosted March 28, 2012, by the Center for Real Estate Law at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago.

The free program, from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the law school, features keynote speaker Sara Rollet Gosman, a water resources attorney at the National Wildlife Federation and adjunct professor at the University of Michigan Law School.

Gosman, with other outstanding panelists, will focus on water planning within the Great Lakes Compact states of Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Minnesota and New York, and the province of Ontario, Canada.

Panelists joining Gosman are Tim Loftus, principal, Water Resources for Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning; Peter Johnson, deputy director, Council of Great Lakes Governors; Dan Injerd, chief, Lake Michigan Management Section, Office of Natural Resources, Illinois Department of Natural Resources; Ron Pollina, president and eco-economist, Pollina Corporate Real Estate; Matthew Parlow, associate dean for academic affairs and associate professor, Marquette University Law School; and Ralph Ruebner, associate dean for Academic Affairs, Professor Celeste Hammond, director, Center for Real Estate Law, and Professor Scott Shepard, all of The John Marshall Law School.

The Braun Lecture Series honors and celebrates the distinguished accomplishments of John Marshall alumnus Joseph H. Braun. The Center for Real Estate Law is dedicated to educating and training the next generation of real estate attorneys and professionals in the substance and practice of commercial real estate law with its LLM degree for attorneys and MS degree for non-attorney real estate professionals. The center also is committed to promoting research and scholarship in the field of commercial real estate and practice.

Registrations are requested and are being accepted at events.jmls.edu/braun. Attorneys can earn 2.25 hours of CLE for this program.

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